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May 27, 2011 | A Migrant's Bill of Rights

Julia Follick: Increasing foreign populations in Europe and North America should not be an overlooked social problem. The solution to the radicalization of migrants is clearer international law, specifically a migrant’s bill of rights, emphasizing uniform rights and promoting fairer treatment.

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March 30, 2011 | Real Integration Required in Immigration Policy

Soyen Park: Fear of immigrants largely based on false, politically motivated security arguments, including physical and economic security, serve only to play upon the prejudices of citizens. But integration and a focus on realistic, necessary immigration policies will help lead to internal political stability.

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September 27, 2010 | Facing Immigration: A Comparative Evaluation of Integration Approaches

Eva Maria Krockow: European approaches towards the integration of immigrants have resulted in inter-cultural clashes. More flexible strategies based on mutual respect whilst upholding a national leading culture are necessary for successful integration.

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July 8, 2008 | We Need a Transatlantic Exchange of Best Integration Practices

Crystal Oswald-Herold: Rather than using the differences that divide North America and Europe to avoid discussing contemporary successes and failures of immigration, the US and Europe should recognize that they share many commonalities and interests in this field and should work collaboratively to improve integration practices on both sides of the Atlantic.

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September 19, 2008 | Uncle Sam's Unsolved Problem

Immigration remains an open problem in the US and is now on the campaign agendas. ++ Obama still supports the three pillars of extensive reform: tougher enforcement, expanded legal immigration and a path to citizenship to illegal immigrants who are already in the US. ++ McCain, on the other hand, is leading a party whose members mainly oppose the path to citizenship and give priority to border

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August 12, 2008 | Europe Needs a Unified Immigration Policy

The challenges of immigration and integration in the EU need to be addressed with urgency. Jakob von Weizsäcker suggests that high-skilled and unregulated migration as well as asylum applicants should be priorities for the entire EU, while immigrant integration should be dealt with on the national level.
The proposal for a Blue Card is a good start to solving problems of skilled

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August 8, 2008 | Europe Leads a War Against Immigration

Despite the EU’s claim to be the continent of human rights, immigrants are being mistreated in Spain and Italy. ++ Furthermore, the EU strengthens efforts to close its borders and approved a “return directive,” which allows governments to detain unauthorised migrants for up to 18 months. ++ The EU must to recognize the fact that not every undocumented migrant is a criminal and it needs these

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June 25, 2008 | Europe's Dilemma: Accommodating Iraqi Refugees

Violence in Iraq has driven over 2 million refugees abroad, especially to Europe. ++ Several EU countries believe their current immigration policy is too lax and that responsibility is unevenly distributed. ++ Taking over the next European Council Presidency, Sarkozy is planning on proposing an “immigration pact” that would make borders more impermeable. ++ Germany’s CDU party

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